Solar Garden Sculptures from Micromark

Gabrielle Taylor Tech

The latest line of garden beauties from Micromark takes the solar garden light and embeds it in sculptural stone-style elements called the Twist, Tango, Waltz and Bolero. Each is accented with long-lasting LEDs. No price given, but Micromark claims they offer "value for money" so they're probably not astronomical. [GT] Micromark Outdoor and Garden lights…

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Pixelnotes wallpaper reinvents the Post-it

Gabrielle Taylor Tech

Pixelnotes wallpaper is four layers deep of perforated Post-it style notecards which, as you write on them and tear them off, create pixelated patterns on your wall showing your usage. Duncan Wilson's collaboration with Sirkka Hammer won second place in the 'New Walls, Please!' competition. [GT] Pixelnotes wallpaper More furniture and furnishings

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iPhone's hidden features, YouTube pwnage, the green way to do standby…

Kate Walker Tech

The best of the day from Shiny Media... Hidden features on the iPhone! And you thought your anticipation was bad enough as it was. [iPhonic] If only you could pwn YouTube videos, and show the n00bs who's got macro. Oh wait, you can! [Techscape] Reduced hardware burn out? Green points? Devices left on standby? Isn't…

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Eleksen Flips the Script with Double-Sided Keyboard

Kimberly Tech

Is it deja vu? Haven't we already told you about the Eleksen Fabric Keyboard? Yes, we have, but Eleksen wasn't done with it. It still rolls up and is made of fabric, but the new double-sided version has a QWERTY keyboard on one side and on the other side features a calculator plus media controls.…

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Shiny Video Review: Blackberry 8800

Susi Weaser Tech

Ash and I slated the Blackberry 8800 when we saw it at 3GSM, but I've had to indulge in a rather large portion of humble pie, since it turns out we were wrong. It's actually really quite nice, featuring GPS, a Pearl-esque scroll wheel and the traditional Blackberry goodness. So, this is a video of…

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Shake and Dry Umbrella

Staff Writer Tech

The NanoNuno umbrella has an interesting claim. Is it that it keeps me even drier? Perhaps it keeps my feet dry as well as my head? The NanoNuno umbrella goes one better – it keeps itself dry. Modelled on a natural phenomenon – the lotus leaf – the fabric of the NanoNuno simulates the rough…

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Beyerdynamic DTX 50 Sound Isolating Headphones

Staff Writer Tech

Now I’m obviously not a great audiophile, because I’ve never bought separate earphones for my MP3 player. I struggle on, squishing them deeper into my ears with my fingers to block out the traffic noise, holding them in place so they don’t fall out, turning the volume high to compensate for the muffled sound. Why…

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